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Comparing Charles Dickens’ “the Home” to Housing First, todays recognized solution | Home for Homeless Women – Presentation Page | Revisting Dickens

    While doing some research today on “Dickens Homelessness” on Google we found this blog post which does a great job of laying out how Dickens addressed “houselessness” for women in  his Victorian time period:   Expectations and Goals … Continue reading

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Are we blaming the victim(s) in Savannah? | Filling in the Outlines of a Dickens Character, This One Real – NYTimes.com

A quote from a NYTimes movie review of “The Invisible Woman” on Christmas Day to get us started: In an unsettling scene that reflects today’s increasingly harsh blame-the-victim attitudes toward the poor and homeless, Dickens pleads for compassion toward the desperate, … Continue reading

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